The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Shuck \Shuck\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Shucked; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To deprive of the shucks or husks; as, to shuck walnuts,
Indian corn, oysters, etc.
2. To remove or take off (shucks); hence, to discard; to lay
aside; -- usually with off. [Colloq.]
"Shucking" his coronet, after he had imbibed several
draughts of fire water. --F. A. Ober.
He had only been in Africa long enough to shuck off
the notions he had acquired about the engineering of
a west coast colony. --Pall Mall
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]